Posts Tagged: edmonton

Edmonton Notes for August 5, 2018

Happy Long Weekend! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines A group of workers from Ironworkers’ Local 720 shared some incredible photos from atop the Stantec Tower which will be western Canada’s tallest tower when it is complete. The photos are similar to the iconic shot of workers on the unfinished Rockefeller Plaza in 1932…. Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #307

Taproot Edmonton’s second Media Roundup was published today. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday morning! Local updates from the Media Roundup Here are a few select updates from today’s Media Roundup: Cory Janssen’s Janalta Interactive has purchased the rights to the Alberta Venture brand and plans to relaunch the… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for July 29, 2018

I hope you found an enjoyable way to beat the heat this weekend! Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines A footbridge over 170 Street to West Edmonton Mall has been demolished because it was deemed too costly to repair. “The City of Edmonton granted a demolition permit on the condition the mall rebuild the… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #306

I’m excited to share that we’re launching the Media Roundup at Taproot Edmonton today. Sign up now to get the latest news, events, comings & goings, job opportunities, and other updates on media, public relations, and communications in Edmonton every Monday morning. I started writing the Media Monday Edmonton series on my blog in February… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for July 22, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines “Don’t like the weather? Wait ten minutes.” That pretty much summed up the weekend. Festival organizers with Taste of Edmonton, Interstellar Rodeo, and K-Days all faced challenges keeping guests safe thanks to the sudden changes in weather. Redevelopment planning is well underway for the Northlands site but K-Days… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #305

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: Taproot Edmonton has launched the Music Roundup, a weekly compilation of the latest headlines, concert announcements, and other updates to help you stay up-to-date on what’s happening in Edmonton’s music community. The Music Roundup is being curated and written by Sandra Sperounes, who was the music writer… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for July 15, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines In its final meeting before the summer break, City Council approved an undisclosed budget increase “for costs associated with an alternative signalling system plan” for the Metro Line LRT. Council had previously directed the City to pursue an alternative after issuing a notice of default to Thales on… Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #304

Here’s my latest update on local media stuff: “We love working in Edmonton, and the work we do costs money,” tweeted StarMetro Edmonton’s bureau chief Alex Boyd in reference to the new paywall. Four new podcasts have joined the Alberta Podcast Network! Here is the latest podcast roundup. The Edmonton Journal’s Dave Breakenridge had to… Reads more »

Edmonton Notes for July 8, 2018

Here are my weekly Edmonton notes: Headlines Construction along both Jasper Avenue and Stony Plain Road at the same time could result in a traffic nightmare for commuters. “Surely it makes more sense to push through with the west LRT first and start work on Jasper Avenue once the trains are running,” wrote Paula Simons…. Reads more »

Media Monday Edmonton: Update #303

A small announcement to start this week’s edition: Media Monday Edmonton will soon become a roundup at Taproot Edmonton! I am still working out the details, but I will continue to post something media-related here each Monday night while directing you to Taproot for the full roundup. Thank you for reading! Here’s my latest update… Reads more »